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Ah-Nab-Awen Bicentennial Park

Ah-Nab-Awen Bicentennial Park

GRHC - 2007

The marker is placed on the slope of one of the symbolic Indian mounds. The inscription reads, "Ah-Nab-Awen Bicentennial Park, This name was officially adopted July 14-15, 1979 at the homecoming of the Three Fires Festival honoring the three major Indian tribes of Michigan, the Ottawa, Potowatomi and Chippewa. Ah-Nab-Awen . . . Resting Place"


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TitleAh-Nab-Awen Bicentennial Park

Title from marker. The original Indian mounds located near this site were leveled in the 1850s by settlers to provide dirt for streets.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids
CollectionGrand Rapids Historical Commission

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